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Malaria - cause and treatment

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What is Malaria?

Malaria is a tropical infectious disease caused by bites from a specific species of Mosquitos. It occurs mostly in areas around the equator in Africa, Latin America and Asia1. In 2015, there were nearly 300 million cases of Malaria reported, and from those about 700 thousand ended in death2. Most of these deaths occurred in Africa, due to the lack of education and difficulty in obtaining proper health care in countries such as Angola, Benin, Republic of Congo and Uganda.

What are the causes of Malaria?

Malaria disease is caused by a mosquito bite, specifically from a species known as Anopheles mosquito3. These bites lead to the transmission of the Malaria parasites, all of which belong to the Plasmodium genre, which are P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, P. vivax and P. knowlesi4.

These parasites enter the blood stream, travel to the liver where they mature and begin to reproduce, causing thousands of new parasites that again enter the blood stream and settle in the body cells. When these cells become highly occupied, the cell bursts and the parasites are released into the blood, starting the cycle all over again5. Sometimes the person gets bitten again by the mosquito, so the parasites are taken up by that mosquito, and transmits malaria to other possible patients.

What are the signs and symptoms of Malaria?

Symptoms begin to develop 8-25 days after the initial bite, and sometimes later if the person has taken antimalarial medications6. In the beginning, the symptoms are similar to those of the Flu, including fever, headache, generalized fatigue and shivering. Then the symptoms become worse, causing anemia, Jaundice, damage to the eyes’ retina and even convulsions7.

Diagnosing Malaria may be difficult considering the symptoms, but the classic feature is the sudden onset of coldness, along with shivering and fever, that resolves on its own only to recur after 2 or 3 days8. Malaria caused by P. Falciparum is the worst kind, and is referred to as cerebral Malaria. Patients affected by this parasite experience severe neurological symptoms such as abnormal posture, Nystagmus (involuntary eye movements) and even seizures and Coma.

Such symptoms lead to more severe complications that are not directly caused by the parasite, such as respiratory distress, pulmonary edema and pneumonia9. Pregnant women who are infected with Malaria are more liable to still births, abortion and low birth weight infants10.

Malaria treatment according to the western medicine tradition

Antimalarial medications are used in its treatment, the type of which depends on the type and severity of the disease. Simple uncomplicated cases are treated with oral medications, such as artemisinin, along with antipyretic medications to control the fever generated by malaria.

More complicated cases are treated with more than one antimalarial medication, and this is known as artemisinin combination therapy or ACT. If the Malaria is of the cerebral kind, which is the worst kind with the highest mortality rate, oral methods are no longer viable, and switching to the intravenous treatment immediately is indicated.

Malaria treatment according to the natural medicine tradition

Malaria can be very difficult to diagnose, especially if in the initial stages, and therefore the beginning of the treatment can be delayed and thecondition could reach it’s severe form before even starting to receive the medications, so early diagnosis is key, and we can help you with that. In addition, Antimalarial medications are very expensive, not widely available, and can cause dizziness, fatigue, and rarely seizures and twitching.

DisorderFree’s solution

At DisorderFree.org we support you by re-powering your immune-system. For this we develop the best Natural Medicine solution, personalized specifically for your needs. We look to the self-healing power from the body and find out where the immune system needs support and more power.

When the immune system can’t handle the viruses, bacteria parasites, fungi, toxic substances etc anymore, you lose energy in your cells and your body switch from the living modus to the surviving modus. In most situations when the immune system uses your free energy you feel more tired and less powerful.

In the natural medicine tradition we look to the self-healing capacity of the body from a holistic view and we use only the best working ingredients to get you healthy again. This means that we look for the underlying root cause (physical, mental and food) instead of symptoms. Real-life evidence show that cleaning the body helps to re-powering the self-healing capacity of the body.

How do we support you?

We support you with the physical part of the treatment. This means that we develop the best possible Personalized Natural Medicine recipe and herbal formula for your situation. This herbal formula supports your immune-system to clean the blood system, organs and tissues and lymphatic system from viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi, toxic substances etc.

To develop a Personalized Natural Medicine recipe and produce the herbal formula we need some information from you. After receiving your information, several days later you receive the herbal formula and can start the treatment. During the treatment period your immune system clean your body from viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi, toxic substances etc.

When the body is clean it can recover and the new cells can be healthy. The total natural treatment is in 3 steps: Step 1: cleaning the blood system (2 months)
Step 2: cleaning the organs and tissues (2 months)
Step 3: cleaning the lymphatic system (2 months)

When the blood is clean you feel more power/energy in your body. The re-powering of your body increase during step 2 and 3 when you clean your organs/tissues and lymphatic system.

Order your travel pack treatment for Malaria prevention!

Writers:
Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamid (Medical content)
Robert Oosterling (Natural Medicine content)

References

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"Malaria Fact sheet N°94". WHO. March 2014
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5Cowman AF, Berry D, Baum J (2012). "The cellular and molecular basis for malaria parasite invasion of the human red blood cell". Journal of Cell Biology. 198 (6): 961–71. PMC 3444787. PMID 22986493. doi:10.1083/jcb.201206112.
6Fairhurst RM, Wellems TE (2010). "Chapter 275. Plasmodium species (malaria)". In Mandell GL, Bennett JE, Dolin R. Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases. 2 (7th ed.). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier. pp. 3437–62. ISBN 978-0-443-06839-3
7Bartoloni A, Zammarchi L (2012). "Clinical aspects of uncomplicated and severe malaria". Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases. 4 (1): e2012026. PMC 3375727. PMID 22708041. doi:10.4084/MJHID.2012.026
8Ferri FF (2009). "Chapter 332. Protozoal infections". Ferri's Color Atlas and Text of Clinical Medicine. Elsevier Health Sciences. p. 1159. ISBN 978-1-4160-4919-7
9Taylor WR, Hanson J, Turner GD, White NJ, Dondorp AM (2012). "Respiratory manifestations of malaria". Chest. 142 (2): 492–505. PMID 22871759. doi:10.1378/chest.11-2655
10Hartman TK, Rogerson SJ, Fischer PR (2010). "The impact of maternal malaria on newborns". Annals of Tropical Paediatrics. 30 (4): 271–82. PMID 21118620. doi:10.1179/146532810X12858955921032

Topics: Malaria

Dr Mohamed Abdel Hamid

Written by Dr Mohamed Abdel Hamid

Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamid is a practicing dentist, the founder and owner of confidential clinic in Cairo, Egypt. He graduated from the faculty of dentistry, Ain Shams University, obtaining his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) in 2010 and has been practicing ever since. He acquired a postgraduate diploma of Oral Surgery in 2013 from the same university. In 2014, he acquired the membership of faculty of dental surgery (MFDS) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd), one of the highest honors in professional dentistry. In 2016, He became a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), the highest recognized institution in the world pertaining to cosmetic dentistry and beauty.